Canale d'Alba has approx. 5,500 inhabitants. The town is a historic gem with many churches and it also offers a lively and interesting market on Sundays, which is very much worth a visit. The town is located in the vineyard region of Roero, which is particularly known for the production of the Arneis grape used in the production of white wines. The area has many good restaurants that can satisfy anyone who appreciates good food.
Roero district is in addition to wine and good food also known for its many fruit orchards, where peach trees especially are common. Every July / August, Canale plays host to a music festival called' La Fiera del Pesco' (Peach tree Festival). If you want to go exploring the countryside and look at the many peach trees, it is possible to rent a classic Italian scooter - 'Vespa' from Canale. The city is a good starting point if you want to combine Langhe area with a one-day visit to Torino.
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